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Old 09-01-2012, 11:30 AM
MEXANDME MEXANDME is offline
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Rainbird LIMR Remote Question

Does anyone know if it will work on the old Rainbird ESP-4, 6, & 8 controllers?

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Old 09-01-2012, 11:41 AM
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I don't think it does...esp are those little dial, shotty screen right?
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Old 09-01-2012, 12:28 PM
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The old ones don't have connective tabs.
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Old 09-01-2012, 10:57 PM
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The old ones don't have connective tabs.
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The most recent versions of the standard ESP had a remote hookup for like the last year or so before they discontinued it. I'd pass in the LIMR though.... it's a nice remote but the range is horrible. There are several Rain Master Pro-Max Universal on E-Bay right now..... the Rain Bird Remote is waaaaay overpriced for what it is.
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Old 09-02-2012, 11:24 AM
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I'd pass in the LIMR though.... it's a nice remote but the range is horrible. There are several Rain Master Pro-Max Universal on E-Bay right now..... the Rain Bird Remote is waaaaay overpriced for what it is.
I personally feel like you are giving it way to much credit. I hate mine and am really disappointed in it. The hunter Roam remote is 1/5 the price and 100 times more efficient. Better range, fits in your pocket, quicker response, doesn't take 20 seconds to boot back up and resync itself to the present zone everytime it goes into sleep mode. Half the time LIMR interface simply disappears eratically, the batteries sound like they are rattling around the whole time you carry it. Sorry to post hijack, just wanted to get across how unhappy I am with this $500 and change investment.
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Old 09-02-2012, 12:50 PM
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I used the hunter ROAM for a while on small residential and it was better than nothing but once I went Rainmaster there was no turning back. The initial price is hard to swallow but if you are in it for the long haul it will be worth it.
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Old 09-02-2012, 01:24 PM
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I personally feel like you are giving it way to much credit. I hate mine and am really disappointed in it. The hunter Roam remote is 1/5 the price and 100 times more efficient. Better range, fits in your pocket, quicker response, doesn't take 20 seconds to boot back up and resync itself to the present zone everytime it goes into sleep mode. Half the time LIMR interface simply disappears eratically, the batteries sound like they are rattling around the whole time you carry it. Sorry to post hijack, just wanted to get across how unhappy I am with this $500 and change investment.

This post hits the nail square on the head
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Old 09-04-2012, 12:27 PM
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I have the Rainmaster Universal and a Hunter ROAM. Ive learned the hard way to put the ROAM in a ziploc bag while working. It only works with Hunter controllers, but that's OK. Faster, easier set up though not quite as responsive as the Rainmaster. Does the job, just don't let it get wet.
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